- Beautiful period home within an Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty
- 2855 sq ft of accommodation with a garage offering 934 sq ft
- Five miles from Bath city centre
- Five bedrooms including bedroom with en-suite
- Stylish bathroom
- Utility room and WC
- Fantastic views
- Lovely gardens
- Period features
The Old Post Office is an impressive period home offering 2855 sq ft of living accommodation, many period features, delightful gardens, fabulous west facing views over the Box Valley and is just over 5 miles from the centre of Bath and within an Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty. Accessed via Lower Kingsdown Road there is a driveway providing parking for several cars leading to the large garage which is situated to the rear. Internally the property offers spacious accommodation which is arranged over four floors and includes; entrance porch that leads through into a beautiful reception room with stairs to first floor, stunning inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, access to sitting room with working fireplace and feature exposed stone wall bi-fold doors that open into kitchen/dining room which has stunning views. The shaker style kitchen has a range of granite topped units and integrated appliances that include, dishwasher, gas range and fridge and there is access to the garden via french doors leading down a set of steps which lead down to a sunny patio area. Stepping down into the breakfast room there is space for an additional table and views can be enjoyed from the window seat and stable door that leads out to the rear garden via spiral steps. Bi-fold doors take you back into the reception hall which also has access down to the WC and study with its former shop window, exposed stone wall and fireplace. The ground floor rooms all have solid oak floors and the front rooms have stone mullioned windows and characterful ceiling beams.
On the lower ground level there is a fantastic cellar with original safe, which has access through into the spacious utility room, laundry room, boot room and WC. There is also access out into the garden.
Upstairs is a spacious landing with access to four double bedrooms that include bedroom one which has a beautiful vaulted ceiling with A-frame oak trusses and exposed stone wall, bedroom two which has an en-suite shower room, bedroom three with an exposed stone wall and fireplace and bedroom four together with the double aspect family bathroom which has a freestanding cast iron bath, double rain shower cubicle with Burlington fittings and a wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with attractive marble top. Three of the four bedrooms have stone mullioned windows. The landing also provides access via a staircase to the loft room which makes for a fantastic play room/den or fifth bedroom and has a velux window.
The west facing rear gardens enjoy wonderful sunsets and offer excellent space for families as there are multiple sunny areas to enjoy with several seating areas, lawns and additional gated garden area to the rear of the garage with fruit trees, meadow grass and greenhouse with electricity. There is also an exceptionally handy undercroft which is perfect for garden furniture storage and bikes.
The exceptionally spacious garage which offers 934 sq ft has potential to convert to an annexe (subject to planning consent) or can be used for storage. There are two rooms to the back of the garage which can be used as a workshop, hobby room or home gym.
The hamlet of Kingsdown is located on the southern slopes of the valley between the villages of Bathford and Box. Both have extremely popular infant schools, churches, recreational grounds and pubs. Further local amenities include a small supermarket, post office and village store in Box. To the west is the Georgian city of Bath, providing year-round entertainment and events of cultural interest. The city's mainline railway station links to London Paddington with a journey time of 80 minutes. Bristol International airport is less than a 25 mile drive away.
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